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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Non-Hispanic White

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,408 461 5.9 5.3- 6.7 5,947 94.1 93.3-94.7
-Non-Hispanic White 4,310 340 6.3 5.5- 7.2 3,970 93.7 92.8-94.5
GENDER
Male 1,960 184 7.6 6.4- 9.0 1,776 92.4 91.0-93.6
Female 2,350 156 5.1 4.2- 6.2 2,194 94.9 93.8-95.8
AGE
18-34 741 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 486 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 659 28 4.4 2.8- 6.7 631 95.6 93.3-97.2
55-64 880 55 5.3 3.9- 7.3 825 94.7 92.7-96.1
65-74 936 104 10.6 8.5-13.1 832 89.4 86.9-91.5
75+ 569 130 23.1 19.1-27.6 439 76.9 72.4-80.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 314 64 14.8 11.0-19.5 250 85.2 80.5-89.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,092 115 7.7 6.2- 9.6 977 92.3 90.4-93.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,306 90 5.2 4.0- 6.6 1,216 94.8 93.4-96.0
College Graduate 1,591 72 3.3 2.5- 4.4 1,519 96.7 95.6-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 304 51 15.6 11.2-21.4 253 84.4 78.6-88.8
$15,000- 24,999 563 64 10.5 7.7-14.0 499 89.5 86.0-92.3
$25,000- 34,999 370 29 5.4 3.5- 8.3 341 94.6 91.7-96.5
$35,000- 49,999 550 35 5.2 3.5- 7.7 515 94.8 92.3-96.5
$50,000- 74,999 623 43 4.9 3.4- 6.9 580 95.1 93.1-96.6
$75,000+ 1,180 50 3.1 2.2- 4.3 1,130 96.9 95.7-97.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,119 188 15.1 12.8-17.9 931 84.9 82.1-87.2
No 2,725 133 3.7 3.0- 4.6 2,592 96.3 95.4-97.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,245 341 24.7 21.9-27.7 904 75.3 72.3-78.1
No 3,043 *** *** *** 3,043 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 680 99 13.0 10.4-16.2 581 87.0 83.8-89.6
Non-Veteran 3,629 242 5.3 4.5- 6.1 3,387 94.7 93.9-95.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 991 48 3.9 2.8- 5.4 943 96.1 94.6-97.2
Regional City or Suburban County 1,028 81 6.6 5.1- 8.4 947 93.4 91.6-94.9
Rural 2,292 212 7.7 6.5- 9.1 2,080 92.3 90.9-93.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,142 71 2.5 1.9- 3.4 2,071 97.5 96.6-98.1
Unemployed 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,383 209 14.8 12.7-17.3 1,174 85.2 82.7-87.3
Unable to Work 330 39 11.4 7.6-16.9 291 88.6 83.1-92.4
Other not in Labor Force 314 13 3.5 1.9- 6.2 301 96.5 93.8-98.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 245 32 12.1 7.9-18.1 213 87.9 81.9-92.1
101% to 150% 565 69 10.9 8.2-14.5 496 89.1 85.5-91.8
151% to 200% 287 27 6.5 4.1-10.3 260 93.5 89.7-95.9
More than 200% 2,378 138 4.3 3.5- 5.2 2,240 95.7 94.8-96.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 793 79 7.8 5.9-10.2 714 92.2 89.8-94.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,695 158 8.5 7.0-10.2 1,537 91.5 89.8-93.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,823 104 4.3 3.5- 5.4 1,719 95.7 94.6-96.5

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*This is a new disability question found in the demographic section of the Core questionnaire.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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